Forum - Innovative Technologies for Agricultural Systems

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The CSA (Centre for the Study of Agribusiness) will be hosting the following forum

What Innovative Technologies for Agricultural Systems 
When Wednesday 10 August at 9.00am
Where Ivo Dean Centre, Marcus Oldham
RSVP  Friday 5 August 2016 to 
reception@marcusoldham.vic.edu.au or
ph: 03 5243 3533

For further information please download the flyer below:

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Watch the Introduction

Prof David Lamb

Professor, School of Science & Technology; Precision Agriculture Research Group UNE

David is a physicist who has worked in the area of ‘Precision Agriculture’ (PA) for over 20 years. Despite a PhD in high voltage engineering, he is actually passionate about putting technology to work for our farmers.

Andrew Whitlock

General Manager, Ag Services, Precision Agriculture

An Agricultural Science (Hons) student from Melbourne University (Parkville campus), Andrew began his working career with DPI Victoria as the state-wide Precision Agriculture Agronomist. This role involved significant training, study, domestic and international study, fast-tracking his influence within the Victorian Grains Industry.

Sally Haynes

Livestock Automation, Agersens

After multiple careers – from owning her own business to a musician in the Australian Regular Army – Sally’s strong interest in animal behaviour and welfare of both livestock and companion animals led her to a PhD program at the Animal Welfare Science Centre, University of Melbourne.

Will Bignell

Precision UAV Agriculture, DroneAg

Will is a seventh generation farmer from Bothwell, Tasmania and the family farm is well known for pioneering and innovating a number of new and emerging Australian industries. The farming business produces wool, poppies, lamb, venison and a number of boutique specialty root vegetables.